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Welcome To DMCRacePromotions.com
We are Northern Ireland's premier Short Oval Motor Racing promotion, bringing you the very best in Stock Car, Hot Rod and Banger racing since 2003. We promote top flight race meetings at both Tullyroan Oval near Dungannon and Aghadowey Oval near Coleraine. From the high speed, high octane National Hot Rods, to the thrill a minute wreck 'em racing of the National Bangers, DMC Race Promotions have something for everyone, from the serious motorsport enthusiast to the family looking for a day out with a difference.

Coming Fixtures
Aghadowey Oval
19/6/2021 @ 6.30pm

***Advance Tickets On Sale Now***
2.0 Hot Rods
Superstox
Ninja Karts 2021 King of Aghadowey
1300 Stock Cars 2021 King of Aghadowey
Thunder Rods

***This event will run under Covid-19 restrictions***

Tullyroan Oval
26/6/2021 @ 6pm (Early start)

Superstox
Lightning Rods
Rookie Bangers
Thunder Rods 2021 Tullyroan Challenge Cup
Junior Productions

***This event will run under Covid-19 restrictions***

Tullyroan Oval
3/7/2021 @ 6.30pm

2.0 Hot Rods
Stock Rods
Superstox
Lightning Rods
Ninja Karts

***This event will run under Covid-19 restrictions***


 


 

 
Latest News
A five formula bill of top flight short oval racing is sure to please the fans at Aghadowey Oval on Saturday night (6.30pm).

The 2.0 Hot Rods contest the final round of the Racemart NI points championship, and it is also their final Aghadowey outing before next month's World Championship. Drew McKeown currently sits on top of the points standings, with Jordan Rochford, Curtis Greer and Ryan mcCrory all hoping to close the gap over the final three races. In all SEVEN drivers can clinch the points title, whilst last week's winner Stephen Emerson will also be one to watch.

The hard hitting 1300 Stock Cars make their first DMC appearance of the season for the King of Aghadowey, and with increased numbers on track the action should come thick and fast. Robbie Wright, Jon McQuillan and points leader Jonathan brown will be the ones to watch, alongside returnee's Ivan Elliott and Chris Hamill.

Also chasing the King of Aghadowey will be the Ninja Karts, where Irish Champion and 'Cars Bought 24/7' Points Champion elect Leyton Hughes will be the favourite. Charlie Johnston had a heat and final double last time out and will be after more silverware, whilst a host of visitors will add to the excitement. From Scotland travel Hamish Plenderleith and Candice Smart, whilst Murray & Joby Hall and Jake Ashby will carry the English hopes.

A full field of Superstox will also provide thrills and spills, whilst the Thunder Rods are also sure to have a grid of over 20 cars on track.

The first race blasts off the grid at 6.30pm.

Added: 17/06/21

**ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE SUNDAY JUNE 13TH AT 6PM**

*The event is to be run whilst following the NI Executive guidelines regarding COVID-19 and spectator attendance will be restricted.

*Please note that this event is strictly ADVANCED TICKET BOOKING ONLY. Tickets will not be issued on the day. Failure to produce a valid ticket will cause you to be refused entrance to the stadium. There are no exceptions to this rule.

*Tickets can only be booked via our online ticketing system by clicking on the link below this news item

*Please select which tickets you require - if you require Trackside Parking please select that option (Trackside Parking numbers are limited)

*You must complete contact details for everyone within the order

*When you arrive at the stadium on race day, you must have your Order Number and Paypal Receipt (screenshot acceptable) or Confirmation Email with you. This will be cross checked with our advanced ticket sales information before admission is granted

*Anyone showing any Coronavirus symptoms should not attend.

*There will be no spectator access to the pit area. Pits will be drivers and crews only.

*Face coverings are highly recommended

*Social distancing must be observed at all times where possible. Please do not congregate in the usual busy areas or racing will be paused. Please spread around the perimeter of the track at all times.

*Please follow good hygiene measures. Hand sanitiser points will be located within the complex.

*Please observe social distancing when queuing for toilets and refreshment outlets.

*Children MUST be supervised AT ALL TIMES.


Added: 13/06/21

The points standings and driver gradings have been updated for a number of our formulas.

The Stock Rods have now completed the 2020/21 Calvin Tyres NI Points Championship with 903 Adam McFall coming out on top ahead of 47 Jonny Cardwell & Stevie McNiece. Adam now leads our qualifiers into the World Championship, originally scheduled for Ipswich Spedeweekend, with a new date still to be confirmed.

In the National Hot Rods, 20 Derek Martin has won the Simpson Race Exhausts World Series NI and becomes 2020/21 NI Champion, all subject to confirmation and the final points being published by the NHRPA. Derek also leads the Cirrus Plastics DMC Points chart for National Hot Rods.

The 2.0 Hot Rods 2020/21 Racemart NI Points Championship comes to a thrilling climax this Saturday night, June 19th, at Aghadowey Oval with a number of drivers still in contention. 743 Drew McKeown leads the pack of seven drivers still with a mathematical chance of taking the silver roof, with a regrading going into the final round set to shuffle the pack somewhat.

The Lightning Rods have also seen a regrading with World Champion 902 Nigel Jackson now ahead in the Ryan Wright Signs 2020/21 NI Points Championship, whilst teenager 888 Jonathan Brown has built a healthy lead in the latest chart for the 1300 Stock Cars Autoweld NI Points Championship.

To View the latest points charts, click on 'Drivers' in the menu bar above and then select the desired formula from the drop down under 'Points & Grades'.

Added: 14/06/21

A fantastic evening’s short oval racing thrilled the fans at Aghadowey Oval on Saturday night. Portadown racer Glenn Bell took his new Fiesta to a heat and final double in the headlining National Hot Rods, but it was Dungannon’s Derek Martin who ran out a convincing winner of the year long World Series points.
The competitive Stock Rods division saw a great 27 car turnout, and after retaining his European title last weekend Kells star Derek McMillan once again came out on top. Their NI Points Championship fell the way of Craigywarren’s Adam McFall. Other feature race winners during the evening’s racing were Antrim’s Stephen Emerson (2.0 Hot Rods), Portadown’s Nigel Jackson (Lightning Rods) and Jack Morrow from Rathfriland in the Junior Productions.

The final round of the Simpson Race Exhausts World Series NI for National Hot Rods gridded 15 cars, with Glenn Bell stealing past long time leader Ian McReynolds late on in heat one to take the victory. Ahoghill’s Philip McCloy was the star of heat two, as he held off the pack to take a fine win over Andrew Stewart and Davy McKay.
Bell really had the bit between his teeth in the final, getting his head down early on to make great progress forward. After a few laps side by side with McCloy, Glenn edged into the lead with Derek Martin now making chase. Martin closed to within touching distance at the end, but Bell had all under control to win whilst Derek was crowned victorious in the World Series NI after a year long points chase. Adam Hylands, McCloy and Ben McKee rounded out the top five.

In the highly subscribed Stock Rods division, 16 year old Junior Productions graduates Mark Crawford and Sam McNeice contested the lead for the duration of heat one, with Crawford taking the win after they pulled well clear of the pack. McNeice led the way in heat two with Crawford tracking him, before they well all called up short by a late race caution period with just two laps to go. McNeice’s car cruelly let him down at just the wrong moment and he couldn’t take the restart, allowing Crawford to take another win ahead of multi-champ Derek McMillan and Samuel Wilson.
The final was lined up on points order from the heats, and had the contrast of novice Crawford on pole and World, European, British and Irish Champion McMillan alongside! Crawford led them off with McMillan initially dropping back, but Derek fought back to return to the tail of the young Nutts Corner ace. The slightest gap appeared and McMillan was through, only for Mark to come straight back and make an audacious attempt at retaking the lead! McMillan had all under control and took yet another emphatic victory, with Crawford’s drive surely making everyone sit up and take notice – a star of the future for sure. Jonny Cardwell netted third ahead of Jonny Gillespie, whilst Craigywarren’s Adam McFall claimed sixth which was enough for him to clinch the Calvin Tyres 2020/21 NI Points Championship.

Donegal’s Trevor McConnell led a packed field of 25 2.0 Hot Rods into battle for heat one, before he lost out to a squabbling Jordan McCann and Johnny McCloy. McCann took the flag and survived a lengthy Stewards Enquiry before getting to keep the win, with Michael Woods and Curtis Greer filling the places once a number of penalties had been handed down. The second heat saw heartbreak for Gary Grattan as he looked all set to claim his maiden win in the formula, only for his car to mysteriously cut out with just two laps to go. That gifted the lead, and the win, to McCloy over Greer and McCann.
The final, the opening round of the Hoosier Racing Tyres Series, saw McCann set the early pace in what turned out to be a thrilling race. He was challenged hard from behind by the pack, until Greer got right alongside him into the Brown Trout Bend. As the lead duo drifted wide, Antrim’s Stephen Emerson grabbed the opportunity and nipped underneath them both to take the lead, the win and the new Hoosier race tyre courtesy of the series sponsors. Greer, Ryan McCrory, Adam Heatrick and Drew McKeown completed the top finishers in a fantastic event.

The reversed grid qualifying system was in operation for the Lightning Rods King of Aghadowey, with Stuart Agnew pulling well clear to take the opening heat over Vince Litter and Ricky Shaw. Former World Champion Gordy McKee hit the front early in heat two, before Mark McCambridge powered past to take the win over current World title holder Nigel Jackson and Aaron Stewart.
Jackson had qualified on pole position on aggregate points, which looked very ominous for the rest of the field. The Portadown based World Champion then produced a masterclass to leave the rest trailing in his wake to land the King of Aghadowey crown. Aaron Stewart and his cousin Richard Stewart completed the podium, the latter having the best result so far for his new BMW.

The young aces in the Junior Productions were competing for The Young Trophy, presented each year at Aghadowey for many years now by the Young and Hosie families. Ballymena’s Aaron Ward took the opening heat in some style after edging past leader Andrew Woods around the outside. Heat two had plenty of talking points, with Alexander McCreadie the early leader until he tangled with Sam Percy, with Jack Morrow also getting involved too in the mix. Morrow emerged from the back straight chaos to land the win over Stewart Hanna and Chelsy Rainey.
The final saw Ward and Morrow share the front row, although the unfortunate Ward went out early on with a puncture. Morrow pulled clear to record a fine win and claim the fantastic Young Trophy, with Rainey just getting the better of Percy for second. Declan O’Connor claimed the best white/yellow grade award, whilst the Merit Award went to the welcome Scottish visitor Declan Dixon.
Added: 14/06/21

The battle to be crowned National Hot Rods Northern Ireland Champion comes to a thrilling climax at Aghadowey Oval this Saturday night, June 12th (6.30pm start). The final round of Simpson Race Exhausts World Series NI will also determine the ten local qualifiers for the World Championship Final in Ipswich next month.

Recently crowned Open Scottish Champion Derek Martin holds a 30 point lead over Adam Hylands at the top of the chart, and he will be hoping to keep his nose clean in order to claim the title for the first time. Derek has been right at the sharp end of the formula for some time now and certainly deserves a big win, whilst Hylands and current form man Shane Murray (who is a further ten points back) will be sure to keep Derek under pressure right to the death.

A number of the drivers at the bottom end of the ten qualifying places in World Series NI still aren't mathematically safe, and if eleventh man Ian McReynolds can repeat his good form from last weekend at Tullyroan there could well be a number of drivers looking nervously over their shoulders. It is sure to be a compelling meeting with so much at stake.

The competitive Stock Rods formula are also racing in their final points scoring meeting before their World Championship in Ipswich, with Craigywarren's Adam McFall currently at the top of the table and aiming for the Calvin Tyres NI Points Championship win. Chasing him hard are former World Champion Stevie McNiece and former Irish Champion Jonny Cardwell. Kells multi champion Derek McMillan is sure of a warm welcome home as he shows off the European Championship he claimed for the second year in succession last weekend.

The 2.0 Hot Rods are sure to entertain as they did a fortnight ago, whilst World Champion Nigel Jackson will head an all star field in the first Lightning Rods outing at Aghadowey this season.

Completing the programme will be the young 10-16 year olds in the Junior Productions who will be chasing the coveted Young Trophy, presented at Aghadowey each year by the Young & Hosie families. Victories for Chelsy Rainey and Abbie McKinstry last time out showed that the girl racers mean business this year, and Scottish Open Jack Morrow, points leader Alex Milligan and Randalstown's Sam Percy will also be keen to grab the chequered flag.

Under Covid 19 regulations spectator numbers are limited and admission will be by Advanced Ticket Only. These can be purchased at the link below.

Added: 09/06/21

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